Covid vaccine booster

UK health service hits 2 million COVID booster vaccine shots mark

NHS said people in the high-risk categories have been quick to take up the offer of the booster jabs ahead of winter, with a total of 2.08 million “top ups” administered so far.

published on : 9th October 2021

COVID-19 vaccine boosters could mean billions for drugmakers

Wall Street is taking notice. The average forecast among analysts for Moderna’s 2022 revenue has jumped 35% since President Joe Biden laid out his booster plan in mid-August.

published on : 25th September 2021

COVID: Booster dose may get ICMR nod as over 20 per cent vaccinated have no antibodies

Further, the antibody level is seen to come down after four to six months in many people, who have been vaccinated with two doses.

published on : 12th September 2021

EU regulator evaluating if COVID vaccine booster is needed

Israel has already started administering booster doses and the plan is under consideration in other countries for vulnerable populations, including France and Germany.

published on : 6th September 2021

Pfizer seeking FDA nod for two-shot COVID vaccine booster dose

The drugmaker said Wednesday that it has started the application process for a third dose of its vaccine for people ages 16 and older.

published on : 26th August 2021

WHO head calls for two-month vaccine booster moratorium

Several countries including the United States, Israel,  as well as others in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, are already offering or planning to offer their populations COVID-19 booster shots.

published on : 23rd August 2021

US to recommend COVID vaccine boosters at 8 months: Sources

Doses would only begin to be administered widely once the Food and Drug Administration formally approves the vaccines. That action is expected for the Pfizer shot in the coming weeks.

published on : 17th August 2021

Dr. Fauci says US headed in 'wrong direction' on coronavirus

Dr. Anthony Fauci noted that some local jurisdictions where infection rates are surging are already calling on individuals to wear masks in indoor public spaces regardless of vaccination status.

published on : 26th July 2021